Winder-Barrow High School in Winder Township, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,751
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    171 3.3
  • Ranking

Winder-Barrow High School is a public school in Winder Township, Georgia. It has 1,751 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 72% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 171 reviews written and they have been mixed.

272 North 5th Ave
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-4519

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 171 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: As far as other students state the guidance counselors are not skilled at their profession. Other than the counselor students are enforced to follow rules. If students do not the principal will take measures to ensure students' behaviors are all well.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Few incidents occurred when the school was in possible danger, but the security handled it very well. Personal safety is ensured in the facility, but bullying can get out of hand at times. As for our health programs it is for average injuries. Such as cuts or sickness.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Food: Staff is the top rated in the lunch, the lunch ladies are always polite. Other than the staff, the food is average. There is a variety, but not all of it satisfies taste.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Track, Tennis, Softball, and baseball are all great on how they support and play on the field/track. However, our football team does great practices, but games show otherwise.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: Organization, good pacing, interesting teaching techniques, and determination is a teacher every student would enjoy to have. On the other hand, there are only a few teachers in the facility who seem to have all the characteristics. A majority of the teachers hand out worksheets to do the whole entire class session, but spend so little teaching. Their grading, interest in students, and communication skills are top notch. While, their teaching skills and determination are absent.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Russell Middle School Public
2.66 Winder-Barrow Middle School Public
2.66 County Line Elementary School Public
2.33 Holsenbeck Elementary School Public
2.66 Kennedy Elementary School Public
2.66 Westside Middle School Public
Bethlehem Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Apalachee High School Public
3.00 Yargo Elementary School Public
3.00 Haymon-Morris Middle School Public
2.66 Bethlehem Elementary School Public
2.66 Bramlett Elementary School Public
3.33 Gum Springs Elementary School Public
Hope Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Auburn Elementary School Public
3.33 West Jackson Middle School Public
Westbrook Academy Private, Religious
3.33 West Jackson Intermediate School Public
2.66 West Jackson Primary School Public
Jackson Trail Christian School Private, Religious
Old Peachtree Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.33 Statham Elementary School Public
3.00 Walker Park Elementary School Public
4.00 Harbins Elementary School Public
4.00 Mulberry Elementary School Public
4.00 Duncan Creek Elementary School Public
4.00 Frank N. Osborne Middle School Public
4.00 Mill Creek High School Public
4.00 Dacula Middle School Public
3.33 Dacula High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 County Line Elementary School 2 mi. 953
2.33 Holsenbeck Elementary School 2 mi. 987
2.33 Apalachee High School 5 mi. 1,646
4.00 Duncan Creek Elementary School 10 mi. 1,169
2.66 Jackson County High School 10 mi. 956

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Winder-Barrow High School United States Apalachee High School County Line Elementary School Duncan Creek Elementary School Holsenbeck Elementary School Jackson County High School
White 63.0% 51.6% 64.0% 58.0% 68.0% 63.0% 81.0%
African American 13.0% 15.2% 13.0% 10.0% 13.0% 14.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 10.0% 24.5% 11.0% 19.0% 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 6.0% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 2.0% 6.0% 3.0% 6.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.9%
Grade 10 28.4%
Grade 11 22.7%
Grade 12 20.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 29% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 29% People
  • 24% Sporting Events
  • 24% Staff
  • 18% The feeling of 'Home'
  • 6% Friends you make

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 26% Not really welcoming
  • 16% Drug use could be lower
  • 16% Facilities could be better
  • 11% Not enough support for athletic teams
  • 11% Can baby the students at times
  • 11% Teachers could be more helpful towards students
  • 11% Teachers don't communicate well with parents

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Sorry football team
  • 38% Mascot -Bulldoggs, gouble g for extra effort

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 43% Outdated
  • 29% The school is good, not so much the people within
  • 21% Welcoming
  • 7% Teachers could communicate better with parents
  • 0% Second home

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 92% Get involved
  • 8% Make friends, be yourself

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 83% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 17% I hate everything about this school.